[Fix] Error: “pak01_001.vpk” – Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

“pak01_001.vpk” error occurs in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive when there are unwanted or corrupted files in “materials” and “models” directory. Don’t worry, you’ll learn how to fix this error in this post!

Fix 1: Delete “materials” and “models” folder

Follow the steps below:

  • Open Steam.
  • Go to your Steam library > Right-click on CS GO > Properties > Local Files > Browse (It will open the installation folder of CS GO).
  • Select “materials” and “models” directory and delete both.
  • Now go back to CS: GO Properties window.
  • Click on “Verify the integrity of game files” button and wait for it.
  • Restart your computer.
  • Launch Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

“pak01_001.vpk” error is gone now 🙂

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